Bill Resnick talks with David Finkel about the Charlie Hebdo massacre and the clash of barbarisms. They note that free speech is not a western value (as evidenced by the attacks on Julian Assange and James Risen); that the US has been complicit in journalists's deaths in Mexico, Indonesia and elsewhere; and that the US bears responsibility also for supporting Saudi Arabia, which supports and funds jihadists.
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THE UNSPEAKABLE: An audio peice about those things we can not say.. When truths are too painful to confront... When one can't confront something in the past... THE UNSPEAKABLE: Charred memories, emptiness, the desparate need to forget the unforgettable. THE UNSPEAKABLE: A different, more serous side of the Ubu Hour.. 17:51 minutes (16.34 MB)
THE NOTORIOUS LI'L KIM SKETCH - Okay, here's your chance to hear this inflamitory radio theater peice... We weren't suppose to air it.. everyone involved has disavowed any knowledge of this peice. It has something to do with the leader of an Asian country, a recently released Sony movie, and some other things. If you want to know more, you will have to listen to the peice, and hope that no one is monitoring your internet usage. 11:06 minutes (10.16 MB)
Welcome to another exciting episode of the 1930s radio play, THE BROTHERS KARAMATZOH – the story of a mediocre comedy team from New York City. On tonight’s Ubu Hour, we present Act Two – an introduction to Milton, the fourth, and least talented, Karamatzoh Brother. He can’t sing, he can’t dance, he can’t tell jokes. But boy, can he sell furniture. 13:27 minutes (18.47 MB)